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As entertaining as it is informative, NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovation and discoveries, demystifying science and technology along the way while also highlighting the human side of the people “who make science happen.” As the most-watched documentary series on PBS, NOVA programs have defined science television, helping us to understand the way things work while also exploring the social implications of the scientific findings that affect our past, present and future. Ranging in topics covering everything from galaxies to atoms, the series opens viewers’ imaginations to cutting-edge technology that is constantly pushing the limits of the real and possible.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoTelescope: Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way||(Part 1 of 2) In a two-hour special, NOVA examines how a simple instrument, the telescope, has fundamentally changed our understanding of our place in the universe.||53:12||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoTelescope: Hunting the Edge of Space: The Ever Expanding Universe||(Part 2 of 2) In a two-hour special, NOVA examines how a simple instrument, the telescope, has fundamentally changed our understanding of our place in the universe.||53:12||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoMind Over Money||In the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, "Mind Over Money" explores why mainstream economists failed to predict the crash of 2008 and why we so often make irrational financial decisions.||52:57||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoBuilding the Great Cathedrals||Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry. But how did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights? On this dazzling journey inside the jewels of Gothic architecture, NOVA reveals the hidden formulas, drawn from the pages of the Bible itself, that drove medieval builders ever upward.||53:01||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoTrapped in an Elevator||Elevators move millions of passengers every day. In TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR, NOVA reveals the secret life of these ubiquitous machines. Once brawny but simple machines, elevators are getting a brainy makeover. Computer controls are getting passengers to their destinations faster and more safely than ever before. But will the elevator-wary be comfortable handing over the reins to computers?||52:58||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoDogs Decoded||Dogs Decoded reveals the science behind the remarkable bond between humans and their dogs. It also investigates new discoveries in genetics that are illuminating the origin of dogs—with big implications for the evolution of human culture as well.||53:13||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoEmergency Mine Rescue||Emergency Mine Rescue, An engineering triumph in Chile. Trapped under nearly a half-mile of solid rock in a collapsed mine in Chile’s remote Atacama desert, 33 miners fight for survival, battling 95 degree heat, minimal lighting, and—most dangerous of all—the risk of losing all hope of rescue. But thanks to the heroic work of a global team of engineers who struggled tirelessly around the clock in a desperate bid to bring them safely to the surface, the trapped miners’ 69-day ordeal has a happy ending. With special access to the site of the San José mine, interviews with the mining engineers and the miners’ steadfast families, and animations of the underground tunnels carved out by a century of mining, NOVA reveals the extraordinary stories of the three rescue teams, racing against time—and each other—to punch through the layers of rock and reach the miners’ chamber. A story of astonishing survival and unwavering hope, Emergency Mine Rescue gives viewers an unprecedented look at this triumph of technology and of the human spirit.||53:05||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoSecrets of Stonehenge||Every year, a million visitors are drawn to the Salisbury Plain, in southern England, to gaze upon a mysterious circle of stones. Who built Stonehenge? What was its purpose? A new generation of researchers is tackling these questions, finding important clues in the landscape surrounding Stonehenge –one of the densest concentrations of prehistoric structures in the world. The story of Stonehenge is being rewritten.||53:00||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|11||Closed CaptioningVideoSecrets Beneath the Ice||Can Antarctica’s climate past offer clues to what may happen to our warming planet? To gather crucial evidence, NOVA follows an ambitious Antarctic investigation — a state-of-the-art drilling probe known as ANDRILL. Drilling deep beneath the Antarctic ice, down through the sea and three-fourths of a mile into the seafloor, ANDRILL recovers rock cores that reveal intimate details of climate and fauna from a time in the distant past when the Earth was just a few degrees warmer than it is today. As researchers grapple with the harshest conditions on the planet, they discover astonishing new clues — not only about Antarctica’s past, but also Earth’s future.||52:58||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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- Genre: Nonfiction
- Released: Apr 06, 2010
- © 2010 WGBH Educational Foundation
- CCin English